Photo by L. Brian Stauffer from press release
Earth’s surprise inside: Geologists unlock mysteries of the planet’s inner core
Thanks to a novel application of earthquake-reading technology, a research team at the University of Illinois and colleagues at Nanjing University in China have found that the Earth’s inner core has an inner core of its own, which has surprising properties that could reveal information about our planet.
News comes thick and fast, end of January there was this about the earth’s core
Missing link in metal physics explains Earth’s magnetic field
What implications does this have for geomagetism in history or for that matter what has been assumed about core activity?
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